North Petersfield, East Hampshire
Housekeeper-Driver- Maintenance Gardener -Handyperson.
Monday to Friday
East Hampshire – Nr Petersfield.
Essential Requirements – Previous experience working in a family home. Traditional Housekeeping skills, family laundry, daily management of the household, grounds and garden maintenance. Duties are interchangeable. Driving licence and non-smokers essential. Dog and cat friendly.
Newly-created position for an experienced domestic couple to run and manage this immaculate new build, 8 bedroom country residence for a family of 5 which includes 3 teenage children (girls). This is the primary family home in a rural location but within an easy 5-minute commute to the local market town of Petersfield.
Main duties for the housekeeper will be an excellent standard of day to day housekeeping, which will include washing and ironing, cleaning, (part-time professional cleaners are also employed) tidying, organisation of contractors, deliveries etc. Occasional fresh healthy family cooking, shared with madam, shopping, household provisioning and overseeing the children if the parents are away when needed.
Partner will be responsible for garden maintenance, as there are approx. 15 acres of grounds, made up of pasture, fields and 2 acres of landscaped, easy to maintain gardens with large areas of lawns and flower beds. There will eventually be a swimming pool and tennis court to maintain, so a good practical person with good DIY skills a plus.
In addition, there will be occasional driving duties for school airport runs, care of the cars and general maintenance of the property.
The family have a dog and 2 cats, so animal lovers are essential. Willingness to walk the dog is welcome too.
SALARY in the region of £55-60,000 Gross per annum depending on experience. Separate
1 bedroom flat all new and beautiful, with private garden, off-street parking and superfast broadband, 8 mins drive away. The working week will be primarily Monday to Friday with 2 days off per week, but with flexibility for occasional weekend working. Both must drive.
Well behaved small dog considered. Strictly non-smokers and excellent references required. (HU3754)
JOB REF: HU3754